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April 20, 2021

Astrazeneca Vaccine / Atlantic Bubble

The Atlantic Provinces will continue to use the AstraZeneca vaccine in their effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Atlantic Canada.     Premier Blaine Higgs chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers to discuss this issue. He was joined by Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island, Premier Iain […]

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April 13, 2021

Reopening of Atlantic Bubble Delayed

Protecting the health of Atlantic Canadians remains the overriding priority of Atlantic Premiers.   Premier Blaine Higgs of New Brunswick chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers with Premier Iain Rankin of Nova Scotia, Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador. They reviewed the state […]

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March 18, 2021

Atlantic Premiers Announce Plan to Ease Regional Travel Restrictions

Atlantic Premiers continue to work together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs chaired a conference call of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, with Premier Iain Rankin of Nova Scotia, Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador participating.   While COVID-19 remains a […]

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December 4, 2020

New Network Established to Address Domestic Homicide in the Four Atlantic Provinces

In advance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on December 6th, Atlantic Premiers have formally established the Atlantic Domestic Homicide Review Network to help prevent domestic homicides – the first regional review network of its kind in Canada. Members of the Network have now been appointed by the Premier […]

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November 23, 2020

Atlantic Provinces Advise Caution Relating to Non-Essential Travel Within Bubble

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dr. Andrew Furey, Chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, was joined today with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil in recommending caution regarding nonessential travel within the Atlantic Provinces.     The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all […]

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October 21, 2020

Atlantic Premiers Discuss Responses to COVID-19 and Regional Priorities

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dr. Andrew Furey chaired a videoconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers today with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil.   The Atlantic Premiers discussed the significant health, social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and appreciate the cooperation […]

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October 14, 2020

Atlantic Provinces Express Concern Regarding Reduced Air Services

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey, chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil today expressed deep concern with the reduction in air services to the Atlantic Provinces.   The premiers agreed that today’s announcement by WestJet to bring […]

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